What are companies’ responsibilities to their local communities, how should they go about fulfilling them, and how should we reconcile those responsibilities with the rights of shareholders?
On this episode of the Capitalisn’t podcast, hosts Kate Waldock and Luigi Zingales explain how to win the econ Nobel and why it’s important, and they make some predictions about who the winner might be this year.
On this episode of the Capitalisn’t podcast, hosts Kate Waldock and Luigi Zingales offer a look at the process behind economic research as they investigate whether private equity is to blame for the retail apocalypse.
Should it be up to companies to take it upon themselves to address social issues when the government doesn’t?
Hosts Kate Waldock and Luigi Zingales explore the "shareholder primacy" theory of the corporation and discuss possible motives for a recent Business Roundtable announcement undermining it.